A subtle way of blurring church and state?

Posted by Word Camel on March 13, 2002

In Reply to: Latin motto for Kentucky posted by ESC on March 13, 2002

: I don't have any questions. Just thought this was kind of curious.

: March 12, 2002

: Committee approves official Latin motto for Kentucky

: FRANKFORT -- The Latin phrase "Deo gratiam habeamus" would become
: Kentucky's official Latin motto under legislation approved today by a House committee.

: The phrase translates to: "Let us be grateful to God."

And just think... because Latin is no longer offered in most American schools, no one will be the wiser.